WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 3 things to know in Wilmington on Monday, February 17, 2020:
#1) What’s Open & Closed?
Below is a basic overview of what’s open and closed in Wilmington on Presidents’ Day:
- Town, State & Federal Offices: CLOSED
- Wilmington Memorial Library: CLOSED
- Wilmington Senior Center: CLOSED
- Wilmington Trash Collection: NONE (Monday’s collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection will take place on Wednesday, etc.)
- Post Office: CLOSED
- Banks: CLOSED
- Grocery Stores: OPEN
- Market Basket: 7am-9pm
- Lucci’s: 7am-9pm
- Elia’s: 8am-8pm (no time restrictions on liquor sales)
- Liquor Stores: OPEN
- Convenience Stores: OPEN
- Retail Stores: OPEN (at owner’s discretion)
- Restaurants & Bars: OPEN (at owner’s discretion)
- MBTA: Operating on a Saturday schedule
#2) Commerford Fun Fair At Shriners Auditorium
The Commerford Fun Fair returns to the Shriners Auditorium (99 Fordham Road) during February vacation.
The Fair will be open on Saturday, February 15, 2020 (10am-7pm); Sunday, February 16, 2020 (10am-6pm); and Monday, February 17, 2020 (10am-6pm).
These fairs, held year-round up and down the east coast, are a “fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family.” They feature rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with animals.
Tickets cost $16 for adults online and $20 at the door. Children 12 and under are free with a coupon available at local businesses and at the front box office during the event. Tickets can be purchased online HERE.
Rides and other vendors inside are an additional cost. For ride prices, visit www.commerfordzoo.com. Call 860-491-3421 with any questions.
#3) LAST CALL! Take The Wilmington Economic Development Committee’s Survey
The Wilmington Economic Development Committee (WEDC) is seeking input from residents, business owners and business professionals who work in Wilmington. As a means of gathering this input, the WEDC has prepared a formal, quick, anonymous SURVEY.
The Survey is available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/WEDCsurvey
The WEDC, formed in June of 2019, is anxious and excited to gather this important feedback and observations of people who live and work in the town of Wilmington. While there have been a few informal media and social media discussions about various aspects and areas of retail and our local economy, this survey will serve as a formal survey on behalf of the town’s Economic Development Committee. The Committee will factor all input from this survey and other sources in developing strategy toward reinforcing our local economy and promoting an atmosphere conducive to smart economic growth. This survey will help the committee identify key business sectors that complement the fabric our community, are beneficial to the residents, and create jobs.
If online-based surveys are inconvenient or not possible, paper-based versions may be found at the Library, the Senior Center or at the Planning office at Town Hall.
All residents and those who work in Wilmington are encouraged to participate and offer honest, thoughtful responses.
The Wilmington Economic Development Committee is grateful to all participants for their time and valuable feedback.
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